San José State University
San José, California
ANNOUNCEMENT OF POSITION AVAILABILITY
Subject to Budgetary Approval
Connie L. Lurie College of Education
Department Chair for Secondary Teacher Education
JOID Number: 22668
Rank: Associate/Full Professor (Department Chair)
Required: Earned doctorate in Education or a related field. Candidate must have an active record of scholarship in field of expertise, demonstrated excellence in teaching, and demonstrated ability to seek and secure grant funding in the areas of multicultural education,general or subject-specific teacher education, and/or teacher professional development. Experience teaching in K-12 schools. Applicants should demonstrate an awareness of and sensitivity to working in a diverse community and should work well in collaborative settings.
Preferred: Research and experience in multicultural education, teacher education, and/or teacher professional development, particularly in the preparation of beginning teachers to work in multicultural contexts. Experience teaching in public secondary classrooms with culturally and linguistically diverse students. Experience with using technology to enhance instruction. The Department of Secondary Education is especially interested in candidates committed to social justice and who have experience with educational networks and/or school-based reforms that serve low income communities.
Responsibilities: Chair the Department of Secondary Education and coordinate the Single Subject credential program. Participate in developing school/university partnerships. Participate in and take a leadership role in committee work at all levels of the University and in curriculum/program support and development. Maintain an active research program and participate in scholarly associations at the regional, state, and national levels. Candidates must address the needs of a student population of great diversity – in age, cultural background, ethnicity, primary language, and academic preparation – through course materials, teaching strategies, and advisement. The administrative responsibilities of this position comprise .80 time. Additional responsibilities may include teaching a course or supervising student teachers in the Department of Secondary Education.
Salary Range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Starting Date: August 21, 2014
Eligibility: Employment is contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States.
Application Procedures: For full consideration, send a letter of application, full vita, a statement of teaching philosophy, five-year research agenda, and contact information for three references by Friday, November 1, 2013. Review of applications will begin November 4. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Dr. Mark Felton, Chair
Department of Secondary Education
San José State University
San José, California 95192-0077
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San José State University is California’s oldest institution of public higher learning. The campus is located on the southern end of San Francisco Bay in downtown San José (Pop. 919,000), hub of the world-famous Silicon Valley high-technology research and development center. Many of California’s most popular national, recreational, and cultural attractions are conveniently close. A member of the 23-campus CSU system, San José State University enrolls approximately 30,000 students, a significant percentage of whom are members of minority groups. The University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty so our disciplines, students, and the community can benefit from multiple ethnic and gender perspectives.
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